DIRECTION

Geneva, Oil at Any Price is a 52-minute Swiss documentary directed by Tay Blyth-Kubota and Roland Chauville.

Japanese and British, Tay Blyth-Kubota is a filmmaker with over a decade’s experience specialising in cinematography, documentary, self-shooting, and humanitarian and human rights filmmaking. A graduate of the London Film School and Cambridge University, he is currently working freelance. Recent clients with whom he has worked for either a director or cinematographer include UN Agencies, international NGOs, TEDx, Montreux Jazz Festival, the Discovery Channel and national and international broadcasters. He also works as a trainer empowering Communications specialists to become self-shooters in the field. 

Roland Chauville is Franco-Swiss. He began his career in the field of human rights by founding the NGO UPR Info in Geneva in 2007. After ten years as its director, he left the organisation to found an independent production house, Les Productions du Noyer.

Geneva, Oil at Any Price is his first documentary film.

 

PRODUCTION

The film is produced by les Productions du Noyer and Radio Télévision Suisse - RTS.

Les Productions du Noyer is a production house created in Geneva in October 2019 by Roland Chauville. Its aim is to promote human rights and the environment through all forms of artistic production.

The documentary Geneva, Oil at Any Price is its first production.

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BROADCAST

Our documentary was broadcast in Switzerland on RTS1 on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

 

PODCAST

We have recorded a podcast in which Tay and Roland, co-directors of the film, explain the creative process that went into making this film.

Podcast available here.

 

CREDITS

Production

Les Productions du Noyer

Roland Chauville

 

Co-production

Radio Télévision Suisse - RTS

Documentaries and Original Series Fiction Unit

Steven Artels / Gaspard Lamunière

 

With the participation of

Cinéforom and the support of Loterie Romande

 

With the support of

Freestudios - Genève

Fonds de production télévisuelle

 

Direction

Tay Blyth-Kubota

Roland Chauville

 

Cinematography

Tay Blyth-Kubota

 

Animation and illustration

Martine Ulmer

 

Editing

Naima Bachiri

 

Music

Marquis' McGee

 

Written by

Roland Chauville

Tay Blyth-Kubota

 

Journalist

Francois Pilet

 

Voice over

Adrienne Butty Bucciarelli

Christophe Delesques

 

Post production

Freestudios - Genève

Giorgio D'Imperio

Jean-Charles Weber

Boris Rabusseau

Maxence Ciekawy

Remi Mencucci